Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Wicked Punkin Cats

Hi hi!  Welcome to my day on the Wicked Blog Hop!  Thanks for hopping with us today!!!  First, I want to say thank you, thank you, to the most Wickedest Wendy from Why Knot Kwilt and Mdm Samm from Sew We Quilt for putting this blog hop together AGAIN!  You two ladies, as usual, rock!!!!
 
And here are the other bloggers I am sharing the day with, make sure you stop by their Wicked places and check out their scary-cool stuff!
 
AnnieOak Designs  (you are here!)
 
Last year, I really went all out - I had a lot of fun and played with my Juki and FMQ skills.  I still haven't seen Wicked or managed to read any of the related books, but maybe someday.  I AM still on cloud nine that they released The Wizard of Oz on blue ray though, I can finally see Judy Garland in HD - swoon ;)
 
 
This year, I went simpler and made something for myself - a little mug rug.  I got the idea from Martha (who I'm sharing today with over at Quilt to the Edge) when she put Carol Doak's free pattern in our Guild newsletter.  I've had this printed for a while, but when she put it in our newsletter for a little fun thing for members, I knew it would be for this hop!
 
 
The cutting directions were super easy and when I went to put the pieces on the paper and start sewing, I got a little concerned that there was going to be a lot of waste.  I hate waste.  Especially with my paper piecing - I'm very particular about my paper piecing.  But, I did what the directions said and it works - I needed the bigger pieces because the pieces of the pattern were so small.  If I had cut the fabric that small I would have been cursing up a storm and then I really would have been wicked. 
 
 
I put three of the little punkin cats together and then cut the rest of the scraps up for some filler around them to make a bigger mug rug.  Each punkin cat finishes at 3" x 3" so I needed to make it a little bigger!  Do  you like them?  They're all basted and half quilted on my machine, I just needed to get back to the computer and get them out to you before I was turned into a pumpkin myself!  Thanks for visiting and don't forget to visit everyone else and share the bloggy love!
 
Here's a little sandy O for ya!
 
 
woof woof moew!

59 comments:

  1. Awesome Megan!!! Well done!!! And Wicked Cute!!!

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  2. Sweet and wicked kitties! Thank you for sharing.

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  3. What a cute runner! You did a super job! I would love to learn paper piecing, maybe next year, *sigh* Thanks for sharing!

    uusairdoll(at)gmail(dot)com

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  4. Pumpkin cats! Adorable. I love the idea for the mug rug. Thank you!

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  5. Really cute! I hope you can get it finished quickly so that you can enjoy it before the season is over.

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  6. Sew cute! I love that little kitty pattern and it looks great in your design!

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  7. They are so wickedly cute! and so is sandy O!

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  8. Very cute! But how do the girls feel about cats? lol

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  9. Pumpkin cats - what a perfect idea! blessings, marlene

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  10. Your little pumpkins and cats are adorable!

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  11. I can just see you watching Wizard of Oz, while quilting to your hearts content! :-)

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  12. Oh I remember the Wizard of Oz. We watched it so many times as the children were growing, then the grandchildren. Now we joke... "Oz is on", LOL. Your pumpkins are perfect. You did a great job resizing them.

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  13. Love to see how different people use a pattern. It is so inspiring. Great work. Thanks for sharing!

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  14. I do love your mug rug and this is a very sweet pattern. One cat was nice, but three is even better.

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  15. Cute little "punkins" and Black cats! Nicely done!
    Gmama Jane

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  16. Whoa, those are small blocks! Very cute! Great job!

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  17. I love Carol's little cat pumpkin block. You should come join us on her Yahoo group - there's a current BOM that just started in September!

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  18. Nice - spooky cute. Great picture of O too.

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  19. Love your kitties. They are so cute!

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  20. It's so cute the way the cats are peeking out from the pumpkins! love it!

    :) Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation

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  21. Those cats and pumpkins are super! Thanks for the link.

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  22. Super cute! That is some tiny paper piecing! Wonderful job! Thanks for sharing.

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  23. Cute, Happy Halloween! 24Tangent@gmail.com

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  24. It is so cute. Thanks for sharing your creativity and being part of this hop

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  25. That is such a cute little runner! Great job!

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  26. oh those are tiny pieces if the blocks are 3 x 3. How cute, really! And finished to this point though is always preferable to winding up on the naughty list. THX for sharing with us today!

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  27. Cute little mug rug. Wouldn't that look cute in someone special's trick or treat bag?

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  28. Yay! Kitties are great aren't they? Happy Halloween!

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  29. Wow if they are 3 inch blocks those ARE some tiny peices. You did a great job with them.

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  30. Awww, the kitties are soooo cute! Love your little mug rug, thanks for sharing it!

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  31. BOO-tiful. Thank you for joining this Wicked Wonderful fun hop.

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  32. Your mug rug is darling. Carol's kitty is so cute. I like how you put three together. Enjoy a cup of witches brew with your new mug rug. Thanks for sharing. Happy Halloween.

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  33. Your pumpkins and kitty's are too cute !

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  34. Your punkin cats are spooktacular!

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  35. Love your pumpkin kitties! :)

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  36. Purrfect! Thanks for sharing!

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  37. love those cute punkin cats ! thanks for sharing - cute dogs too :)

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  38. Wickedly cute,. thanks for sharing with us.

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  39. Looks the perfect size...one cookie on one pumpkin, one cookie on the next pumpkin, and my coffee on the third. Sew cute!

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  40. I think they look the perfect size. Very creative. Thanks for sharing

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  41. I LOVE IT!! They are so cute!! Your doggies are cute too!!

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  42. Very cute. I love the fabric combinations!

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  43. Your pumpkin cats are just adorable...just the cutest!! Thanks for sharing! Happy stitching, Pauline

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